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Ethnic Menu Items


Do you have any ideas on how I can incorporate ethnic foods from the Pacific Rim, including China, into my menu and still have Idaho® potatoes as an ingredient?


A recent recipe from the Panda Restaurant Group will fit your request perfectly. Here it is:

Idaho® Potato and Chicken Stir Fry

And, this set of tips from our ethnic toppings brochure, the Pacific section, should go a long way towards some new ideas for your menu additions:

Regional Flavors

I also love the easy to add flavor of Ginger to mashed potatoes. Here, the mashed Idaho potatoes are served with Salmon with a nice glaze:

Marinated Salmon with Ginger Mashed Potatoes